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Railways and Industry in the Sirhowy Valley (ePub)

Newport to Tredegar & Nantybwch, Including Hall's Road

Local History Transport Photographic eBooks Trains and Railways Wales

By John Hodge
Imprint: Pen & Sword Transport
Series: South Wales Valleys
File Size: 89.9 MB (.epub)
Illustrations: 457 black and white illustrations, 36 maps and diagrams & 6 tables
ISBN: 9781526762573
eBook Released: 1st May 2020

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This book covers the railway and industrial history of the lines that once operated in the Sirhowy valley in South Wales.

Railways and Industry in the Sirhowy Valley, is the first full history of the railways that served this important area of Welsh industry, covering all aspects of its rail transport and manufacturing history.

Being the latest volume in an ongoing series of books, covering the history and development of rail transport in the South Wales valleys.

The area once boasted some very important industrial manufacturers, including the Tredegar Iron Works and numerous other iron smelting companies.

This volume covers the industrial, economic and social history of this fascinating area of the South Wales valleys and the railway that once served the area.

Review by Roger Backhouse

The Railways and Industry series is a thoroughly worthwhile addition to railway history and this volume does not disappoint. John Hodge has produced an excellent book.

Welsh Railways Research Circle newsletter, No 164 Autumn/Winter 2020

Impressively illustrated with a range of photographs.
Detailed information presented in a readable format.
Excellent quality and feel,

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About John Hodge

The author is a former railway manager in South Wales during the 1960s, who since retirement in 1992 has produced many articles and books on South Wales railways.

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